Modern Gobelins of Belarus

I really do love learning. My job as a teacher and my hobby of stamp collecting really do offer me constant opportunities to learn something new and putting together this blog allows me to make new discoveries each and every day. With the “random stamp day” articles, I never know where I will be led. Today’s entry comes about as a result of searching for … Continue reading Modern Gobelins of Belarus

White Russia #8 (1920)

White Russia is an interesting entity as it was once listed in the Scott postage stamp catalogue and spaces were included in various Scott-produced stamp albums but today, the few issued produced by it are considered as no more as labels with many forgeries existing as well. These were released by the military administration in the area largely comprising present-day Belarus during the chaos of … Continue reading White Russia #8 (1920)

Belarus: Happy Postcrossing! (2014)

Belarus: Happy Postcrossing! (2014)

Belarus (Белару́сь), officially the Republic of Belarus, is a landlocked country in Eastern Europe bordered by Russia to the northeast, Ukraine to the south, Poland to the west, and Lithuania and Latvia to the northwest. The term Belorussia (Белору́ссия) first arose in the days of the Russian Empire, and the Russian Tsar was usually styled “the Tsar of All the Russias”, as the Russian Empire … Continue reading Belarus: Happy Postcrossing! (2014)